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PODCAST: Burien vacating land to Port; school bond on ballot; weather & more…

PODCAST: Burien vacating land to Port; school bond on ballot; weather & more…

Here’s episode #61 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears extract 5-2 revenge against the Honkers

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears extract 5-2 revenge against the Honkers

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her second year with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 12-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Hard-to-find Rambler next to Renton park!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Hard-to-find Rambler next to Renton park!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this SUNDAY – is a great, hard-to-find Rambler located next to a Renton Park! Much attention has been... [Read more]

UPDATE: First pitch for Highline Bears weekend games moved up to 5:30 p.m.

UPDATE: First pitch for Highline Bears weekend games moved up to 5:30 p.m.

Due to complications with power line maintenance inside Steve Cox Memorial Park there will be no electricity inside the stadium – therefore the first pitch for this weekend’s Highline Bears games... [Read more]

REMINDER: Second weekend of #SouthKingSlowdown on I-5 continues

REMINDER: Second weekend of #SouthKingSlowdown on I-5 continues

Here’s the #SouthKingSlowdown schedule for this weekend – July 22-25: Southbound I-5 weekend-long lane reductions from I-405/SR 518 to SR 516/Kent Des Moines Road will begin at 8 p.m. on Friday,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOB: Burien Trophy looking to hire production and customer service assistant

JOB: Burien Trophy looking to hire production and customer service assistant

Advertiser Burien Trophy Awards & Engraving, an awards and engraving shop providing top notch awards since 1967, supplies the following job listing: We are currently looking to fill a part-time (seasonal... [Read more]

Puget Sound Weather Geek: Stormy morning, but a great week ahead

Puget Sound Weather Geek: Stormy morning, but a great week ahead

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek We’re starting off the day to a stormy start as an upper level low popped... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOBS: HMSHost holding Restaurant Job Fair at Sea-Tac Airport on Tues., July 26

JOBS: HMSHost holding Restaurant Job Fair at Sea-Tac Airport on Tues., July 26

HMSHOST TO HOST JOB FAIR FOR VARIETY OF RESTAURANTS AT SEATTLE-TACOMA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT JULY 26! Multiple opportunities available! Interview directly with hiring managers! WHO: HMSHost at Seattle-Tacoma... [Read more]

‘Vote Yes for Highline Schools’ kick-off event for new bond will be Saturday

‘Vote Yes for Highline Schools’ kick-off event for new bond will be Saturday

The ‘Vote Yes for Highline Schools’ group will be holding a kick-off event to celebrate the district’s Nov. 8 bond this Saturday, July 23. The event will begin at 11 a.m. on the front... [Read more]

Burien City Council asked to vacate streets on Port-owned land in NERA

Burien City Council asked to vacate streets on Port-owned land in NERA

By Jack Mayne The Port of Seattle is asking the Burien City Council to vacate all the streets in the part of the Northeast Redevelopment Area that it plans to develop. The property is bordered by South... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Steamy Summer nights are tastier at Endolyne Joe’s celebrating Georgia, USA

Steamy Summer nights are tastier at Endolyne Joe’s celebrating Georgia, USA

Too hot to cook? Go to Joe’s…where they’ve cooked up a festival menu perfect for summer’s longer days and higher temps. The Great state of Georgia USA is the inspiration for classic... [Read more]

School Board votes to place community-led Bond Measure on Nov. 8 ballot

School Board votes to place community-led Bond Measure on Nov. 8 ballot

CFAC members tour 90-year-old Des Moines Elementary School. A community-led plan for a school construction bond will go before voters on Nov. 8, 2016, Highline Public Schools announced Thursday morning,... [Read more]

Please donate to WestSide Baby’s Diaper Drive to help local babies in need

Please donate to WestSide Baby’s Diaper Drive to help local babies in need

Did you know that a month’s supply of diapers can cost over $100 per month, and diapers aren’t covered by Food Stamps…? Through July 2016, local non-profit WestSide Baby is holding its 16th... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome Pinwheels Play Space with a special ‘Parents Night Out’ Coupon!

Welcome Pinwheels Play Space with a special ‘Parents Night Out’ Coupon!

At the end of a long busy week the best words Mom and Dad can hear are: Parents Night Out! Well, new Advertiser Pinwheels Play Space has a great offer to help you make that happen, if you have kids ages... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Recognize this man? He’s wanted for stealing in Hurstwood

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Recognize this man? He’s wanted for stealing in Hurstwood

Two concerned Burien residents had a package stolen from their home on Tuesday afternoon (July 19) at 1:55 p.m. in Burien’s Hurstwood neighborhood, and there may have been at least one or two others... [Read more]

Burien native, filmmaker to speak at next Burien Film Office Happy Hour on Aug. 2

Burien native, filmmaker to speak at next Burien Film Office Happy Hour on Aug. 2

Burien native Jeff Ferrell has been making films locally since 2008, and he’ll be the Guest Speaker at the next Burien Film Office Happy Hour, to be held from 5:30-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2. Ferrell... [Read more]

Auditions for BAT’s comedy ‘The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)’ start July 30

Auditions for BAT’s comedy ‘The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)’ start July 30

Auditions for Burien Actors Theatre’s comedy “The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)” start on Saturday, July 30, and Monday, Aug. 1. The show, written by Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor, will be... [Read more]

CARES gets new contract; ‘cancer of hate’ & new parking study before City Council

CARES gets new contract; ‘cancer of hate’ & new parking study before City Council

By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council approved an extended animal control contract with CARES, along with being told of unhappy parade goers pelting a Trump for President truck in the holiday parade were... [Read more]

Highline High School football team holding fundraiser car wash this Saturday

Highline High School football team holding fundraiser car wash this Saturday

Highline High School’s football team will be holding a fundraiser car wash this Saturday, July 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Rite Aid, and all those with dirty cars are invited! Of course, if... [Read more]

CARES & Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project offering low-cost cat Spaying/Neutering

CARES & Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project offering low-cost cat Spaying/Neutering

C.A.R.E.S. of Burien is teaming up with the Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project to offer low-cost spay and neuter surgeries to the cats of Burien residents and surrounding areas for just $15. A Shuttle will... [Read more]

Sponsored Post FREE Wine Tasting at Tin Room Bar this Thursday, July 21

FREE Wine Tasting at Tin Room Bar this Thursday, July 21

Visit LODI at The Tin Room Bar & Theater’s FREE July Wine Tasting, to be held this Thursday, July 21, 2016, from 5 – 7 p.m.! The Tin Room is located at 923 SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien. LODI... [Read more]

To heck with ‘Pokémon Go’ – instead, go out and hunt for painted ‘Burien Rocks’!

To heck with ‘Pokémon Go’ – instead, go out and hunt for painted ‘Burien Rocks’!

By Scott Schaefer Burien resident Tammy Martin-Tauiliili recently created a new way for locals to go out and explore their city, by walking, searching, creating, hiding, finding and collecting individually-created... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser El Dorado West holding ‘Talent Exposé & Open Mic’ Thurs., July 28

Advertiser El Dorado West holding ‘Talent Exposé & Open Mic’ Thurs., July 28

Advertiser El Dorado West will be holding a Talent Exposé & Ppen Mic on Thursday, July 28, with sign-ups beginning at 6:15 p.m. “Sing a song! Stand-up comedy! Read a poem! The floor is yours!” Performers... [Read more]